Checklist S60240818

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Location
Pittsfield CE

Owner Danielle D'Auria

Traveling
  • 1
  • 2.75 mi

Observations

  1. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  2. Number observed: 6

    Details: Adult female with 5 ducklings.

    Breeding Code: FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
  3. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  4. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  5. Number observed: 2

    Details: Heard descending whinny call in low sedges, heard a response from across the channel.

    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  6. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  7. Number observed: 3

    Details: Two adults and one very small chick near nest; suspect it hatched today and still an unhatched egg in nest.

    Breeding Code: FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
  8. Number observed: 4
  9. Number observed: 2

    Details: One adult flew from one small patch of cattails to another. Another then flew to patch of cattails further south. I hung out quietly in my kayak near that patch, following sounds of it moving within the vegetation, and got a brief but clear view of it within the cattails. Did not hear any calling. Very small bittern, could clearly see distinct streaking on chest and dark back and cap.

  10. Number observed: 1

    Details: Adult foraging

  11. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: F Flyover (Observed)
  12. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  13. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  14. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  15. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  16. Number observed: 2

    Details: Can hear two or more individuals calling from cattails; found two globular nests erected in cattails.

    Breeding Code: UN Used Nest (enter 0 if no birds seen) (Confirmed)
  17. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  18. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  19. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  20. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: CF Carrying Food (Confirmed)
  21. Number observed: 5

    Details: Family group with young begging for food.

    Breeding Code: FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
  22. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  23. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)